The Doges Of Venice, A Selection Of Portraits

On May 2, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Ever heard of the doges of Venice? No, me neither. Well, they were kind of like dukes but more powerful; they were in charge of the watery city from 697 to 1797. All in all, there...

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HORROR: Take That Cover Nirvana’s “Teen Spirit” (1995)

On April 20, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I’m not sure how I’ve missed this. My least favourite pop musicians playing an awful cover of one of the songs that inspired me to play music in the first place. It’s a...

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Real Birds Vs Dinosaurs & Other Toys

On April 17, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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For the last couple of months, I’ve been taking pictures of real birds interacting with toy dinosaurs. I can’t remember why I decided it was a great idea, but it happened, and I’m glad that it...

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The Oldest Cartoon On Earth: Fantasmagorie

On April 3, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Fantasmagorie is considered by many to be the first had-drawn cartoon ever made. It was created in 1908 by French cartoonist Émile Cohl.  Cohl, who was part of the now forgotten Incoherents movement, drew...

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Ice Bathing On The Chinese-Russian Border

On March 27, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Blagoveschensk is a small Russian city on the border of China and home to the only ice bathing bath house on the Russian/Chinese border. Meaning “the city of good news,” Blagoveschensk has around a quarter of...

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Tree Roots Are Awesome

On March 27, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Hands up, who loves tree roots? Obviously, all the hands in the world are up. Sometimes roots are above the soil, sometimes they’re below it. Sometimes, they are poking up above water, maybe they’re...

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Japanese Photo Booth Magic: Purinto Kurabu

On March 27, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Selfies. Ahhhh… everyone hates them, but no one seems to be able to resist taking them. It’s a strange new phenomena, and, although there is a lot of hate bubbling up about them, they...

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Leprosy In Art: Disease And Beauty

On March 19, 2016 by Tim Newman
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Leprosy is an infection caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae. Although there was, and is, an incredible amount of stigma attached to the disease, it is not particularly contagious (95% of people are naturally immune) and...

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Peder Balke: A Bleak Norwegian Master

On March 19, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Peder Balke (1804-1887) painted the bleakest most impressive parts of one of Europe’s bleakest and most impressive countries. Famous in Norway for his romantic visions, he has largely been ignored outside of his home country....

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Jamaican Zika Virus Public Health Video = AMAZING

On March 5, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I don’t like to make a habit out of mocking public health videos, but sometimes it can’t be helped. As many of you will have heard on the news, the Zika virus, named...

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